Healthy packed lunch: Sunshine cobb salad

Healthy packed lunch recipes

39 Recipes

Forget soggy sandwiches and make something tasty for your packed lunch with our healthy recipes. From salads to soups, you'll be looking forward to lunchtimes.

Asian chicken salad

4.552085

(24 ratings)

This easy-to-prepare salad is filled with zingy flavours - the simplified version is great for kids' lunchboxes too
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sunshine Cobb salad

4.75

(5 ratings)

Pack 4 of your 5-a-day into your lunchbox with this healthy black bean, egg and prawn salad with a sweet chilli and lime dressing
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Hearty mushroom soup

4.203845

(65 ratings)

A satisfying and low-fat vegetarian soup that's a good source of folic acid
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Healthy Turkish meatloaf

3.5

(4 ratings)

Serve this lamb meatloaf and salad at a summer picnic or packed up for lunch. It's tasty and healthy too, delivering all five of your five-a-day...
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spiced carrot & lentil soup

4.55149

(704 ratings)

A delicious, spicy blend, packed full of iron and low fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour or can be made in a slow cooker...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Stuffed Moroccan pitta

2.708335

(6 ratings)

Stuff wheat-free bread with falafels, hummus, red pepper and rocket leaves for a healthy and filling lunch
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Prawn & avocado wrap

3.375

(2 ratings)

Wrap up something healthy for your lunchbox. This sandwich is flavoured with lime, spring onion and spicy sauce
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Bean & barley soup

3.8125

(4 ratings)

Low-fat, vegetarian and super-healthy, this filling one-pot lunch or dinner is packed with chickpeas, butter beans and pearl barley
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy avocado wraps

4.55769

(13 ratings)

Pan-fry vegetarian, chicken-style pieces with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps - cool before assembling if packing for lunch
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Veggie wholewheat pot noodle

3.75

(1 rating)

This clever packed lunch is super healthy, with crisp vegetables, wholewheat noodles and a spicy, zingy dressing
  • 23 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Beetroot & mint dip

4.583335

(3 ratings)

A healthy and vibrant dip, flavoured with nigella seeds and cumin to serve with crudites or flatbreads - it works well in lunchboxes too
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea, mint & chilli dip

3.35

(5 ratings)

A speedy guacamole-style purée that's ready in minutes and perfect for snacking or lunchboxes
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Barley couscous & prawn tabbouleh

5

(1 rating)

Crunchy cucumber and juicy nectarines add a freshness to this high-fibre, healthy lunch - for a veggie version, swap the prawns for cashews or pecans.
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken, carrot & avocado rolls

5

(2 ratings)

Healthy, quick and simple tortilla wraps with shredded chicken, vegetables and salad - perfect for little lunchboxes
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Butternut squash salad

3.511365

(22 ratings)

Get a whopping 4 of your 5-a-day with this superhealthy salad, why not make extra for your lunchbox too
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted veg & couscous salad

4.410715

(28 ratings)

Throw together a filling and fragrant couscous salad for a vegetarian lunchbox meal, or double it for a buffet
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Spicy tuna quinoa salad

4.1875

(8 ratings)

Ready-to-eat pouches of grain mean you can have a healthy lunch in minutes - mix with veg and sustainable fish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Turkey & spring onion wraps

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Give yourself a low-fat treat with these super-quick sandwich tortillas - a fab way of using up leftover turkey
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Healthy tuna lettuce wraps

5

(1 rating)

Make these nifty wraps with avocado mayo as a great low-carb, high-protein lunch. They're packed with omega-3-rich tuna and boast three of your five-a-day...
  • 17 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Green club sandwich

4.576925

(13 ratings)

This healthy sandwich is packed full of goodness to keep you going until dinner
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon & coriander hummus

4.315215

(23 ratings)

Hummus is so easy to make and beats shop-bought varieties every time. Try it with vegetable crudités in your packed lunch
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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